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Respected British scuba diver dies exploring liner wreck off US coast

A British scuba diver has died exploring the wreckage of the doomed Andrea Doria ocean liner off the United States coast.

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St Cuthbert's 1,300-year-old coffin among treasures in new Durham exhibition

Some of the world's most significant Anglo-Saxon artefacts have gone on display, including the 1,300-year-old coffin of St Cuthbert.

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NHS chief condemns BBC over Panorama episode about mental illness

An NHS chief has accused the BBC of "stigmatising and unpleasant language" after a Panorama episode on mental illness.

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Tax officials defend decision to raid Newcastle United

Reasonable grounds existed for believing Newcastle United FC was "knowingly involved" in a multimillion-pound tax fraud when club offices were raided, the High Court has been told.

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Hero dog Flash helps police officers find missing elderly woman after 14 hours

A hero pet dog discovered a missing elderly woman after joining a search party on his own accord.

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Mike Ashley claims 'comprehensive victory' in legal fight over alleged £15m deal

Newcastle United owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has claimed a "comprehensive victory" in his High Court battle with an investment banker over a £15 million deal allegedly made in a London pub.

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Group alleging sex assaults by doctor during medicals win round in damages fight

A group who allege they were sexually assaulted by a doctor carrying out medicals for Barclays Bank have won a round of their High Court damages action.

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Crisis in specialist mental health beds for children

Whole regions of England were left without any specialist inpatient mental health beds for children on three occasions last year, a new report states.

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Fears over future of 'Northern Powerhouse' after £30bn south-east plan is backed

Furious political leaders in the north of England have raised fears about the future of the "Northern Powerhouse" after the Government scaled back transport plans for the north while backing billions more for the south.

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Police chief calls on web giants to re-invest profits into tackling child abuse

Internet giants should re-invest some of their "eye-watering" profits into efforts to stamp out child abuse images online, a chief constable has said.

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Quorn Foods boss confident products' appeal can ride out Brexit disruption

The boss of Quorn Foods has backed the firm to ride out any Brexit disruption to its European business as he unveiled plans to create 300 jobs and invest £150 million in the UK.

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Bradley Lowery's family vow to help other seriously ill children

The family of much-loved football mascot Bradley Lowery have vowed to make life easier for those caring for other seriously ill children.

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House price growth 'holding up' despite income squeeze and Brexit uncertainty

House price growth across the UK's major cities is set to be stronger this year than previously predicted, according to an index.

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RMT and Transport Secretary in 'full and frank' talks over disputes

The biggest rail workers' union has held "full and frank" talks with the Transport Secretary in a bid to resolve disputes over staffing and driver-only trains at a number of operators.

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Sports Direct can be Selfridges of sport, says Mike Ashley despite profits fall

Sports Direct has revealed annual profits tumbled by 59% after it was hit by the pound's plunge, but boss Mike Ashley insisted the group is still on track to become the " Selfridges of sport".

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Traffic police chief filmed on phone while driving 'let a lot of people down'

A senior police officer who headed a roads policing unit said he has "let a lot of people down" after he was filmed using a mobile phone while driving.

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Two held in Cardiff terror probe

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences by police who have searched three properties in Cardiff.

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Average UK home 'has added £3,039 in value since start of year'

The average home across Britain has added just over £3,000 to its value since the start of the year, according to analysis by a property website.

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House price growth continues to cool, figures show

Annual house price growth cooled down further in May, official figures show.

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CMA looks into £300m Hillarys takeover

The competition watchdog has drawn the curtains on the £300 million takeover of made-to-measure blinds and curtains firm Hillarys amid potential concerns over the deal.

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